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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Writer regrets voting Perricone for mayor

Note: This is a letter the writer e-mailed to all Mineral Wells City Council members this week and is sharing it with us, and you, through publication.Dear Editor,I woke up today and thought of President Jimmy Carter. Don’t know why. My first Presidential election I voted for Gerald Ford. I was atte

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-06-16 14:30:00

REFLECTING ON RELIGION: Return home to Jesus

Summer is here and for many people that means vacation. Growing up, I loved to go on vacation. Our family had a pop-up camper for several years, and my mom loved to take us camping in the Big Thicket of southeast Texas.I say “my mom” took us camping because my dad’s idea of camping was Motel 6. Now,

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-06-17 10:30:00


Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period June 6-12. Not all calls for service result in a filed report:WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6• VEHICLE BURGLARY – 2800 block of U.S. Highway 180 East, 7:38 a.m. A wallet was reported stolen from a vehicle.


Brother accused of repeatedly stabbing 17-year-old sister at Fort Worth apartment complex

The teen was cut in the neck and chest and was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital, police said. She was in serious condition after the attack, according to a MedStar spokesman. Her condition was not available Sunday.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-06-17 09:52:00


From left, Luke Samples, Jessica Samples and Duke Samples make up the team at S&K Automotive.MINERAL WELLS INDEX


City says petition for vote on restaurant liquor sales good

It is all at additional costs and administrative paperwork and reporting for the restaurant, said Adrian Salazar, owner of La Taqueria Estrella.


Calendar of Events | Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUPwill discuss stress relief for caregivers, 10 a.m., Acton United Methodist Church.

HOOD COUNTY NEWS - 2018-06-17 05:07:55

Texas deputy accused of sexually assaulting 4-year-old threatened her mom with deportation, sheriff says

A Texas sheriff's deputy accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl threatened the victim's mother into staying quiet about the assaults, authorities said Sunday.Jose Nunez, a 10-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff's Department, was off-duty when he was arrested early Sunday mo

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-06-17 20:38:00

President's life changed by Weatherford College

For Weatherford College's new president, Dr. Tod Farmer, the school didn't just offer him an education, it formed the basis for who he is, and now Farmer wants to give others the same opportunity.

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-16 19:06:00

Fort Worth man who warned a Walmart shopper about a pervert was the pervert, police say

Timothy McCalla, 30, was in the Tarrant County Jail on Saturday facing a charge of making an improper visual recording, according to the jail log. Bond for McCalla was set at $15,000, the jail log showed.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-06-16 16:58:00

Mayor to pitch utility group buying for city

The mayor has introduced the opt-in utility aggregation, or group buying, plan to Rotary Club of Mineral Wells and last week to Mineral Wells Noon Lions.

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-06-16 15:30:00

Man dies, woman seriously hurt in motorcycle crash | Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

A 34-year-old Benbrook man died and a woman passenger seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning on Boyd Road in northeast Hood County. Jeremy Ray Guilef died at JPS Hospital in Fort Worth after airlifted from the crash scene, said highway patrol spokesman Dub Gillum. Stacey Robinson, 3


Police: Burleson Deadly Shooting Was Over Drugs, Not Random Road Rage

Warren and another vehicle,described in the 911 callas a black Chevrolet pickup truck, began chasing the Lexus near Sycamore School Road and I-35 toward Burleson.


Baby Found Alive Inside a Dumpster in Hurst

Police found the baby, who appeared to be in good health, in the dumpster.


Cowboys' Irving Suspended 4 Games For Substance Abuse

He attended Cowboys mini-camp, and spoke to the media for the first time this off-season Thursday, saying about his time missed, “The real reason is none of the public’s business right now.”


Cooling unit to be moved from courthouse

“This proposal that I’ve got in front of you pertaining to the chiller actually up there in the northwest quadrant here, we need to get that chiller out of there before we fix the courtroom because of the moisture issues,” Charlie Kearns of Komatsu Architecture told commissioners court.


Waldrum leads Water Moccasins in season opener

SOUTHLAKE – The Mineral Wells Water Moccasins swim team and 100-yard freestyle champion Meagan Waldrum stormed out of the gate with 19 top-three finishes in their summer season opener over the weekend.Competing in the Southlake-Bedford TAAF Region 4 circuit meet, the Moccasins won five total events


Police seek armed robbery suspect

Police are seeking a suspect in a reported armed Sunday afternoon.According to a report, a worker was landscaping around a business in the 3000 block of FM Road 1195 around 5 p.m. Sunday. While the victim was mowing, a white Ford F-350 pickup pulled alongside the victim's pickup.


Driver arrested in November wreck that killed Mineral Wells girl

Caydence Hubble, 10, of Mineral Wells, died of injuries suffered in a wreck Sunday evening in north Fort Worth.COURTESY


Willow Park city council member resigns

Gholson, who was first elected in 2016, elected mayor pro tem in 2017 and ran unopposed this past spring, was re-elected to the Place 4 seat in May.